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First international forum of women leaders from South America and Arab countries convenes

First international forum of women leaders from South America and Arab countries convenes

By Via Andina Peru This Week The First International Forum of Women Leaders from South America and Arab countries is set to run from April 7-8, 2014 under the theme “Women leaders transforming the world.” The two-day event is organized by the Arab League General Secretariat and Peru’s Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Women Affairs.

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Latina Cubicle Confidential™ : Is the “Burnt Tortilla Syndrome” Holding You Back?

By Dr. Maria G. Hernandez Latina Cubicle Confidential™ Texas State Senator, Leticia Van de Putte , who is running for lieutenant governor next year, has said that Latinas can suffer from the “burnt tortilla syndrome”! You know it’s true. Latinas give of themselves in our families, in our community, and at work — sometimes to

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New economic report on women reveals fundamental flaw in society that bears bipartisan blame

LatinaLista — Maria Shriver, the ex-wife of California’s governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and a member of the Kennedy family, appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” yesterday to talk about her nonprofit‘s latest report, A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink, when the show’s host played a clip of Sen. Marco Rubio criticizing the nation’s 50th

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Q&A with Molly Molloy: The Story of the Juarez Femicides is a ‘Myth’

By Christopher Hooks Texas Observer For years, a specter hung over Ciudad Juárez. In the 1990s, the largest city on the Texas-Mexico border became infamous for its gruesome “femicides” — the murders of hundreds of women. The murders, held to be predominantly mysterious and sexual in nature, grew in the public’s imagination. Juárez developed an

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New Mexico’s Immigrant Women Rise against Domestic Violence

By Kent Patterson Frontera NorteSur Editor’s note: In continuing our series on gender violence issues, Frontera NorteSur offers the first of two articles on a New Mexico community organization that struggles against domestic violence in the Spanish-speaking immigrant community. Off a busy Albuquerque boulevard, one of the city’s most vital services goes on quietly with

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Latina Cubicle Confidential™–The 2014 Latina Agenda: Shattering the myth of unqualified Latina Board candidates

By Dr. Maria G. Hernandez Latina Cubicle Confidential™ The nation’s Fortune 500 companies have approximately 5,463 board of directors. These positions set the tone of the US economy and establish workplace practices that impact employees and working families throughout the nation. Of these leadership positions, 3.2% are held by Latinos and .07% are held by

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